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Win a Microchip dsPIC33CH Curiosity Development Board
Win a Microchip dsPIC33CH Curiosity Development Board (DM330028). The dsPIC33CH Curiosity Development Board is a cost effective development and demonstration platform for the dsPIC33CH128MP508 family of dual core high performance digital signal controllers. The dsPIC33CH has one core that is designed to function as a master while the other is designed as a slave.
Win a Microchip SAM L21 Xplained Pro Evaluation Kit
Win a Microchip SAM L21 Xplained Pro Evaluation Kit (ATSAML21-XPRO-B) from Microchip. The SAM L21 Xplained Pro evaluation kit is for evaluating and prototyping with the ultra low power SAM L21 ARM Cortex-M0+ based microcontrollers. Microchip SAM L family of microcontrollers are built with innovative picoPower Technology to deliver low power consumption down to 25µA/MHz in active mode, under 100nA in sleep mode and fast wake-up times of 1.2u...
Win a LAN7430 PCIe 3.1 Ethernet Bridge Evaluation Board
We have teamed up with Microchip to give our readers a chance to win a LAN7430 PCIe 3.1 Ethernet Bridge Evaluation Board (EVB-LAN7430). Microchip's LAN7430 is a PCIe 3.1 (at 2.5GT/s) to Gigabit Ethernet bridge, providing an ultra high performance and cost effective PCIe to Ethernet connectivity solution for embedded and automotive applications.
Expanding low power FPGA video and image processing solutions
Microchip, via its Microsemi subsidiary, has announced its Smart Embedded Vision initiative that provides solutions for designing intelligent machine vision systems with Microchip’s low power PolarFire Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). With the recent announcement, Microchip extends its high resolution smart embedded vision FPGA offerings with new enhanced high speed imaging interfaces, an Intellectual Property (IP) bun...
Flash memory devices to reduce production costs and time to market
Microchip has announced the introduction of the SST26VF Serial Quad I/O (SQI) 3V Flash family, according to the company, it is the industry’s first NOR Flash devices tooffer integrated MAC address options. Pre-programmed with EUI-48 and EUI-64 addresses, the devices do not have a minimum order requirement, providing cost effective, plug-and-play storage solutions for connected applications that use Ethernet, Bluetooth, W...
Automotive infotainment networking over a single cable
INICnet technology simplifies automotive infotainment networking with support for ethernet, audio and video over a single cable.
Precise atomic clock receives a performance upgrade
Microchip has announced, via its Microsemi subsidiary, the MHM-2020 hydrogen maser atomic clock that improves typical long term stability performance by nearly ten times over the previous generation MHM-2010. Building on the MHM-2010’s long service life and cost of ownership legacy, the MHM-2020 offers an upgraded user experience with a colour touch panel display and secure network management port.
Fast data rates meet high accuracy in new ADC families
Microchip has announced a family of compact ADCs that offer high programmable data rates of up to 153.6kSPS. The 24-bit MCP356x and 16-bit MCP346x delta-sigma ADC families offer faster programmable data rates over similar devices on the market while providing high accuracy and lower noise performance. Available in a tiny 3x3mm UQFN-20 package, these highly integrated ADCs meet increasing demand for small packaging in space-constrained a...
PCIe clock buffers designed for next-gen servers and data centres
Microchip has announced four new 20-output differential clock buffers that exceed PCIe Gen 5 jitter standards for next-generation data centre applications. The ZL40292 (85Ω termination) and ZL40293 (100Ω termination) are specifically designed to meet the new DB2000Q specification while the ZL40294 (85Ω termination) and ZL40295 (100Ω termination) are designed to meet the DB2000QL...
Accelerate EMI qualification with capacitive touch controllers
Microchip has announced three new maXTouch touchscreen controllers and optimisation services which address the Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) challenges faced by developers of automotive touchscreens.
Bandwidth-on-demand powered by optical transport network
Carriers in China have been aggressively deploying 100G-capable OTN switching networks over the last few years, and now its largest carrier is poised to launch a new network to support government/enterprise leased-line services that will leverage the international standard for dynamically adjusting OTN connection bandwidth.
Single-port USB Smart Hub ICs optimise system costs
The introduction of new single-port USB Smart Hub ICs have been announced by Microchip, to extend its family of USB automotive products, to give automotive manufacturers the ability to provide dependable and convenient connectivity while optimising system costs.
High wattage wireless power solution
This video explains a 100-200W inductive wireless power transmitter/receiver solution.
eSPI bus technology supports new computing with next-gen chipsets
Microchip has announced the first commercially available eSPI-to-LPC bridge. The ECE1200 bridge allows developers to implement the eSPI standard in boards with legacy LPC connectors and peripherals. This allows the developers to implement the eSPI standard while preserving large investments in legacy LPC equipment and substantially minimising development costs and risk.
Cost-effective, eight-port switch supports PoE standard
A cost-effective eight-port Power over Ethernet (PoE) switch which provides guaranteed power of 60W per port for all eight ports simultaneously has been announced by Microchip Technology, via its Microsemi subsidiary. Suitable for digital ceiling installations, the IEEE 802.3bt-compliant PDS-408G PoE switch runs noise-free with a fanless design.
Shipment of 25 billionth MCU coincides with Microchip’s 30th anniversary
Microcontroller units (MCUs) continue to bring functional flexibility to ever-changing application requirements, and today’s top suppliers within the industrial, automotive and consumer markets consistently leverage the technology’s low power and high performance capabilities for a wide variety of applications. As the number one developer of 8-bit MCUs and a top five developer of other MCU products, Microchip Technology domi...
Enhanced TimeProvider 4100 family adds 10 Gigabit Ethernet support
Microchip has announced via its Microsemi subsidiary, additions to its Precision Time Protocol (PTP) PackeTime portfolio, including the TimeProvider 4100 Release 2.0. The additions provide solutions to one of the biggest 5G network deployment challenges of synchronising higher volumes of more densely packed base stations. Another challenge is keeping services operating through Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) lapses due to vuln...
Power management and monitoring solutions
Microchip's power management solutions include DC-DC controllers and regulators, MOSFETs and MOSFET drivers, voltage supervisors and references and power modules that enable you to increase power density, extend battery life and provide high performance in the most demanding applications.
SiC products for high-voltage reliable power electronics
The production release of a family of SiC power devices that offer proven ruggedness and the performance benefits of wide-bandgap technology, has been announced by Microchip. Complemented by Microchip’s broad range of microcontrollers (MCUs) and analogue solutions, the SiC devices join a growing family of reliable SiC products.
Win an AVR-IoT WG Development Board from Microchip
Microchip are giving the Electronic Specifier readers the chance to win an AVR-IoT WG Development Board (AC164160) and make it easy to deploy IoT devices to Google Cloud IoT Core’s artificial intelligence and machine learning infrastructure.